Does Wearing a Mask Really Help?


Does wearing a mask during a pandemic help stop the spread the virus? This is an obvious yes, wearing a mask and washing your hands and not being around a lot of people helps stop the spread of the virus. If face masks help so much how come they weren’t necessary at the beginning at the pandemic? The reason for that is that experts didn’t know how COVID 19 could be spread. Health providers suggest wearing cloth masks; it is not necessary to wear a N95 mask. A cloth mask is meant to trap drops that are released when the person talks or coughs or sneezes. Wear a mask around people you don’t live with and in public settings. Wash and sanitize your hands before and after putting on and taking off your mask. Don’t touch your mask while wearing it. Always wash your hands. Asking everyone to wear a mask can slow the spread of COVID-19 because the people who have the virus can’t spread it. Its always better to be safe so wear a mask for yourself and others.